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Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 13:1-8 Commentary
by Samuel Cruz
As a young man I remember when this gospel lesson was the text used for certain Sunday sermons.
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Daniel 12:1-3 Commentary
by Roger Nam
First of all, congratulations on following the lectionary and taking the challenge to preach on some of the really difficult passages of Daniel.
1 Samuel 1:4-20 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
The saga of the kings of Israel begins in an unlikely way with the story of Hannah, the second and barren wife of an ordinary man named Elkanah.
Psalm 16 Commentary
by Beth L. Tanner
“When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed; this must take place, but the end is yet to come” is a central passage in the Mark text for this week and it could serve as a parallel ...
Hebrews 10:11-14, [15-18], 19-25 Commentary
by Katherine A. Shaner
Most people who remember anything from Hebrews remember it as the book where the pithy saying about faith as the assurance of things hoped for and the conviction of things not seen can be found, or for ...
What Large Stones
by Karoline Lewis
November 18, 2018
The idolatry of grandeur is a perennial problem for us. We might even say it is a constant crisis of the human condition. We can’t seem to bypass that which pulls us toward ...
Sermon Brainwave #633 - Ordinary 33 (Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost)
Discussion on texts for Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Nov. 18, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 13:1-8; (First Reading) Daniel 12:1-3; (Semi-continuous First Reading) 1 Samuel 1:4-20; Psalm 16; (Second Reading) Hebrews 10:11-14, [15-18], 19-25. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.